Learn more about the ways black studies intersects with digital practice and the digital humanities. Johnson will showcase select projects (including her own) that do this work in various ways and lead a series of exercise on how to think about Black Studies in conversation with doing digital work.
Schedule of Events:
"Black Code Studies: A Digital Toolkit Luncheon"
12:00-1: 30 PM, Humanities Center Room D
Keynote: "Constellation Noire: Scrying Diasporic Futures in Plain Text"
5:00-6: 00 PM, Welles-Brown Room
"Black x Digital": A Graduate Workshop on Digital Praxis
12:00 - 1:30 PM, Rossell Hope Robbins Library
This program is co-sponsored by the Department of History, the Department of Art and Art History, the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies, the Center for Learning in the Digital Age (LiDA), the Digital Scholarship Lab, and the University Committee for Interdisciplinary Studies.
Jessica Marie Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the Johns Hopkins University. Her work has appeared in Slavery & Abolition, The Black Scholar, Meridians: Feminism, Race and Transnationalism, American Quarterly, Social Text, The Journal of African American History, Debates in the Digital Humanities, Forum Journal, Bitch Magazine, Black Perspectives (AAIHS), Somatosphere and Post-Colonial Digital Humanities (DHPoco).
Wednesday, April 10 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Rush Rhees Library, Rossel Hope Robbins Library
755 Library Road, Rochester, NY 14626